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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170865380 - Employee Killed When Struck By Weed Chopper Blades

Accident: 170865380 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/22/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979974011/23/19960134Kyser Farm
On November 22, 1996, Employee #1, a tractor operator, dismounted from a John Deere 4020 high-crop tractor, possibly to unclog the blades on the attached Caldwell weed chopper. He failed to shut off the tractor and to disconnect the power take-off (PTO) to the chopper. Employee #1 was struck in the head by the chopper blades and was killed.
Keywords: head, rotating parts, agriculture, work rules, farm machinery, clogged, struck by, blade, power take-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119799740 Fatality Cut/Laceration Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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